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Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia

$16.99

$16.99

2006 Overall Winner and Tertiary Education/Scholarly Reference Category Winner at the The Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing (now Educational Publishing Awards Australia EEPA).

The Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia is an award-winning title which opens up a window onto the landscape of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lives, from 60,000 years ago to the present time.

It covers a wide range of aspects of Indigenous life, including: society, culture, economics, politics, the environment, technology, land ownership and use, the visual and performing arts, sport, education, health, and place names. The maps form the core of the book and are supplemented by explanatory text, diagrams and illustrations, including Indigenous artworks.

Each chapter has been compiled by one or more experts in the field, under the general editorship of Bill Arthur and Frances Morphy of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy and Research at the Australian National University.

This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781742619750
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 09/11/2005
  • Category: Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects / Reference works
    Society & social sciences / Indigenous peoples
    Humanities / Historical maps & atlases
  • Imprint: Macquarie
  • Price: $16.99

2006 Overall Winner and Tertiary Education/Scholarly Reference Category Winner at the The Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing (now Educational Publishing Awards Australia EEPA).

The Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia is an award-winning title which opens up a window onto the landscape of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lives, from 60,000 years ago to the present time.

It covers a wide range of aspects of Indigenous life, including: society, culture, economics, politics, the environment, technology, land ownership and use, the visual and performing arts, sport, education, health, and place names. The maps form the core of the book and are supplemented by explanatory text, diagrams and illustrations, including Indigenous artworks.

Each chapter has been compiled by one or more experts in the field, under the general editorship of Bill Arthur and Frances Morphy of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy and Research at the Australian National University.

This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

Author Information

Bill Arthur and Frances Morphy have been researching Indigenous affairs and working closely with Indigenous communities for several decades. In 2001 they began working on the first edition of the atlas, which took out the award of Overall Winner in the 2006 Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing (EEPA). In 2017, they began working on a second edition of the Atlas which was published in 2019. Across both editions, there have been over 40 contributors who have researched, written and mapped the content in the Atlas under the general editorship of Bill and Frances.

Chapter authors for the first edition include: Professor Jon Altman, Bill Arthur, Linda Barwick, Dr Maggie Brady, Dr Boyd Hunter, Dr Dianne Johnson, Dr Roger Jones, Grace Koch, Dr Patrick McConvell, Dr Heather McDonald, Frances Morphy, Dr Kingsley Palmer, Yin Paradies, Professor Nicolas Peterson, Dr Tim Rowse, Dr Will Sanders, Dr Leonne Satterthwait, Dr RG (Jerry) Schwab, Dale Sutherland, Dr John Taylor, Dr Luke Taylor, Dr Nicholas Thieberger, and Dr Alan Thorne.